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Train Information to Cologne from Brig-Glis

distanceDistance321 miles (518 km)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Brig-Glis to Cologne cover the 321 miles (518 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Brig and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Brig-Glis and Cologne

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Brig-Glis to Cologne at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Brig-Glis to Cologne are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services between Brig-Glis and Cologne to cover the 321 miles (518 km) journey, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from Brig-Glis to Cologne on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Brig-Glis to Cologne with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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Trains from Brig-Glis to Cologne
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Brig-Glis and Cologne?

Travel between Brig-Glis, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Brig-Glis?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/5/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Brig-Glis before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Brig-Glis, Switzerland from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Brig-Glis, Switzerland from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Brig-Glis from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Brig-Glis, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brig-Glis from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance from Brig-Glis to Cologne by train?
The Brig-Glis to Cologne train distance is approximately 321 miles (518 km).
How long is a train to Cologne from Brig-Glis on average?
On average the Brig-Glis to Cologne train time is 7 h 56 min  covering the 321 miles (518 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Brig-Glis to Cologne depart from? Which Cologne train station do I come into from Brig-Glis?

When taking a train from Brig-Glis, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Brig, Brig, Viktoriastrasse and Brig, Stadtplatz. When you arrive in Cologne, your train can arrive in train stations including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Brig   to Köln Hbf.

Where is the train station in Brig-Glis? Where is the train station in Cologne?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Brig and travel around 0.3 miles (477 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Cologne.

Which train providers can get me from Brig-Glis to Cologne?
When taking a train from Brig-Glis to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Brig-Glis to Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Cologne from Brig-Glis?
The average number of trains departing Brig-Glis for Cologne is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brig-Glis
Cologne
Brig is the most popular Brig-Glis railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brig-Glis for your trip to Cologne.